The disturbing scenes are a massive humiliation to the 59-year-old Socialist president, who is by far the most unpopular head of state in his country’s recent history.
Greatest short-term threat to Humanity is from Fukushima fuel pools ~ link ~ If one of the pools collapsed or caught fire, it could have severe adverse impacts not only on Japan … but the rest of the world, including the United States. Indeed, a Senator called it a national security concern for the U.S.:
The radiation caused by the failure of the spent fuel pools in the event of another earthquake could reach the West Coast within days. That absolutely makes the safe containment and protection of this spent fuel a security issue for the United States.